Testing Tips for Transportation Adhesive Applications

Posted on 8/21/2017 8:37:50 PM. By Dan Daley

Your homework is done, you have studied every aspect of your design, consulted with sales reps, and selected several adhesives for evalua...

  

Let's Talk Bioadhesives

Posted on 8/10/2017 8:34:20 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Bioadhesives are naturally occurring polymeric materials with adhesive properties.  It is often used to describe a glue formed synth...

  

Off-Site Construction is Changing the Work

Posted on 7/24/2017 3:27:27 PM. By Paul Bertram

Owners, Architects, Engineers and Contractors in both commercial/industrial and residential housing markets are seeing increasing Off-Sit...

  

“As Received” and Adhesive Performance

Posted on 7/10/2017 1:46:57 PM. By Jim Swope

In my early days as a supplier of adhesives to automotive assembly operations, I dreaded the words “as received” on a specifi...

  

What makes Firestop different from other sealants?

Posted on 6/26/2017 1:12:27 PM. By Sharron Halpert

There is one important element in firestop materials that makes them different from so many other sealants is the way they behave in a fi...

  

Antimicrobial Adhesives - Methods, Challenges and Advancements

Posted on 6/15/2017 12:10:44 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

In earlier blogs, we discussed broadly how novel and differentiated adhesives could be developed by incorporating additional functionalit...

  

A Progress Report of the Growth Initiative at ASC

Posted on 5/25/2017 3:57:20 PM. By ASC

The Adhesive and Sealant Council started its market growth initiative in 2015 as part of the 2013 Long Range Plan. The intent of this eff...

  

A Renaissance for U.S. Manufacturing - and, by Extension, Specialty Chemicals

Posted on 5/17/2017 5:13:26 PM. By Dan Murad

With over 35 years of experience in the specialty chemicals industry in verticals such as adhesives & sealants, paints & coatings...

  

RED is RIGHT?!? Firestop Colors Explored

Posted on 5/5/2017 2:12:04 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Our last firestop blog shared the history of firestop with you. We talked about some of the cheats the industry had seen in the early day...

  

Outcome Based Functional Performance & Compliance in B&C

Posted on 4/17/2017 1:53:18 PM. By Paul Bertram

This was a topic that I spoke to at ASC’s 2017 Annual Adhesive & Sealant Convention & EXPO in Atlanta this April. Here are ...